Elderly woman robbed while walking to bus stop in SF

An elderly woman was robbed while walking to a bus stop in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

The robbery was reported at about 1 p.m. in the area of Visitacion Avenue and Bayshore Boulevard.

The 77-year-old woman was walking to a bus stop when a suspect pushed her from behind, took her wallet and keys, then fled, police said.

The woman did not suffer any serious injuries in the robbery. The suspect, a man believed to be in his mid 20s, had not been arrested as of Wednesday morning, police said.

Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” in the message.

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